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LINGUIST List 21.4496

Tue Nov 09 2010

Calls: Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan-Valencian-Balear, General Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>


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        1.     Carrie Bramlet , 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan Linguistics

Message 1: 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan Linguistics
Date: 07-Nov-2010
From: Carrie Bramlet <Carrie2044aol.com>
Subject: 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan Linguistics
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Full Title: 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan Linguistics

Date: 17-Feb-2011 - 19-Feb-2011
Location: Gainesville, USA
Contact Person: Ana Diaz
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Catalan-Valencian-Balear; Portuguese; Spanish

Call Deadline: 03-Jan-2011

Meeting Description:

The graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies
at the University of Florida cordially invite submissions for their 6th
Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan
Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures on February 17-19, 2011. The
colloquium will bring together graduate students and professors from a wide
variety of disciplines.The colloquium is focused on linguistics and
literature of the Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan languages, and Latin
American Studies, but is open to other fields of humanities, including the
following: Anthropology, Psychology, Art History, Business, History,
International Relations, Journalism, Law, Music, Political Science,
Sociology, Cultural Studies, Performing Arts, Telecommunications,
Geography, Women’s Studies, and film.

The colloquium will have the honor of featuring five distinguished keynote
speakers:

Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes, Ph.D
Associate Professor (Reader) in Spanish
University of Plymouth
Plymouth, UK

Marío Bellatin
Mexican writer
Xavier Villaurrutia Poetry Award (2000)
Mazatlán Literature Poetry Award (2008)

George Esenwein, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Department of History
University of Florida

Pepa Úbeda
Catalan Poet
Miquel de Palol Award (2010)
Benet Rivas Award (2009)

Alfredo Suppia, Ph.D (tentative)
Professor of Film
Institute of Art and Design
Federal University of Juiz de Foras
Minas Geráis, Brazil

Call For Papers

Please send your one-page, single-spaced abstract of approximately 250
words with title attached as an MS-Word document to coloquioufgmail.com by
January 3, 2011. Abstracts and papers can be submitted in English, Spanish,
Portuguese or Catalan. Specify in the subject line whether your abstract is
intended for Linguistics, Literature, or Humanities in general, and whether
it is written in English, Spanish, Portuguese or Catalan. For example:
Submission Linguistics Catalan. Please be sure to include your name,
institutional affiliation and email address. The selection committee will
respond to proposals as soon as possible. All presentations will have a
20-minute limit. A $30 donation would be greatly appreciated to help offset
the costs of the colloquium.



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